Tekken 7 has bought six million copies, Kunimitsu returning in Season 4

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Simply as long-running fighting game collection Tekken crossed a gross sales milestone, developer Bandai Namco has introduced a fan-favourite return to the character roster.

Tekken 7 director Katsuhiro Harada introduced the gross sales milestones on Twitter, celebrating with some particular artwork of the present crop of fighters. “Tekken 7 has achieved over six million gross sales,” he writes. “We recorded over 50 million copies bought for the collection.” Within the accompanying picture, the numerous contenders of the Iron Fist event are in a Zoom name collectively, clearly elated they’ve been allowed proceed fisticuffs in any case these years.

To put a few of these figures in perspective, Tekken 7 has now bought as a lot as Tekken 5 and Tekken 6, exhibiting real consistency game-to-game over the past decade. The recorded peak stays 1998’s Tekken three on the PlayStation, which shifted over eight million copies in its authentic lifespan, so sequels have remained in a excessive ballpark regardless of modifications in {hardware} and a a lot wider market. Ten video games have come out in Bandai Namco’s premiere preventing IP thus far, placing the typical gross sales at 5 million per sport, which ain’t chump change.

This information coincides with Season Four of the sport’s content material rollout, for which Bandai Namco launched a trailer confirming the return of Kunimitsu, a feminine former member of Yoshimitsu’s clan that wears a cat masks. She hasn’t been within the canonical roster since Tekken 2, making her presence right here fairly the occasion.

You’ll be able to see Kunimitsu’s trailer under:

In keeping with the roadmap within the video, a brand new stage, Pink Gates, will arrive earlier than the top of the yr, and 2021 may have another character and site..

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